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GC043 The Phantom Four Mandira CD cover artwork Green Cookie records 14-6-2014

Mandira (LP/CD)

Release Date: 11/01/2020
Catalog Ref: GC043
★ LP 12" vinyl BLACK edition of 300 copies ★ CD ★

Green Cookie Records is proud to announce the addition of Dutch surf legends The Phantom Four to their roster. The label will release their highly anticipated new album “Mandira” on CD on June 14th and on vinyl on September 20th. Both releases will be a cooperation between the band’s own label Mirananda Records and Green Cookie Records. The digital release of “Mandira” will be on June 11th on Mirananda Records. On September 17th Green Cookie Records will release a special digital EP “Esperanza” with four exclusive mixes.
The Phantom Four, follow up to the legendary band The Treble Spankers, are one of the world’s premier instrumental bands. In their 9 year existence they have done around 300 shows throughout Europe. They played every major festival in the Netherlands and have been among the headliners at the Surfer Joe Summer Festival, Surf O Rama Festival and their very own North Sea Surf Festival, the very first festival in The Netherlands dedicated to instrumental surf music. The Phantom Four is also responsible for setting up North Sea Surf Radio, the first worldwide free online radio station dedicated to instrumental surf music, 100% commercial free.


★ Frank Gerritsen (guitar & sitar); Marnix Krabbendam (guitar); Marc De Regt (bass); Niels Jansen (drums & percussion). ★ All songs written by F. Gerritsen except “Dum Maro Dum” by R.D. Burman. ★ Lyrics “Cinquenta Anos” written by L. Fieira. ★ Recorded by Frank Gerritsen at Studio Fantoom except: ★ Drums recorded by Arno Krabman & Rutger Ides at Graveland Studio. ★ Vocals and horns recorded by Thomas Olivier at IJland Studio. ★ Mastered by Darius van Helfteren at Amsterdam Mastering. ★ Artwork by Niels Jansen. ★ Photography by Paul Bergen. ★

★ Lilian Vieria (vocals on “Cinquenta Anos”); Bo Floor (trumpet on “Labaro” & “Tiempo De Ravancha”); Ko Zandvliet (trombone on “Labaro” & “Tiempo De Ravancha”); Pieter Van Exter (tenor sax on “Labaro” & “Tiempo De Ravancha”); Dirk Zandvliet (baritone sax on “Labaro” & “Tiempo De Ravancha”). ★ Backing vocals on “L’Chaim” by Frank Gerritsen & Niels Jansen. ★

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